The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for development, documentation, deployment, verification/validation, and maintenance of circuit board assembly; flexible circuit board, and finally assembly instrumentation test equipment. Test equipment may be deployed externally to contract manufacturers, internally to Company production facilities, or internally to research and development laboratories. The Manufacturing Engineer is the technical interface to contract manufacturers, engineering, and Company Los Angeles operation.
•Write manufacturing test specification documents for internal or external test development
•Maintain and generate company specific hardware, software and configuration files associated with final test programming
•Write or execute test procedures, test reports, PFMEA's and PPAP
•Manage outside contractors as needed to develop 3rd party test solutions
•Oversee the deployment of mechanical fixture solutions for electronic test systems
•Maintain existing test systems
•Establish statistical process controls for manufacturing operations
•Participate in hardware design reviews as a technical contributor to ensure designs are testable
• Identify areas of improvement and implement changes to improve test efficiency, yields, traceability, internal procedures, process validations, etc.
•Design and implement electronic hardware for custom test solutions
•Performs special projects as requested